Method of Preparation :
Heat oil and add sugar. Fry for a few seconds. Lower heat and add bay leaf and five spice. Sauté for a few seconds and add ginger, turmeric, cumin and salt. Add tomatoes, potatoes, sweet potatoes and water. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
Add cauliflower, beans, eggplant and red chilli paste. Simmer till done. Sprinkle some hot water for a thick gravy. Add peas, mix well and simmer for a while. Remove from heat and sprinkle garam masala and serve hot.